Welcome to The Shift expert series with naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen as she explores the state of human health, the dysfunction of the health industry and provides people with the tools, knowledge and understanding to make the shift in their lives.
In the expert series of The Shift, Katherine explores deeper conversations with the world leaders featured in Season Two, the investigative Docu-Series on Women’s Health. If you want to make the shift towards more informed decisions regarding better health, then this podcast is for you.
Dr Aly Cohen is the co-author of the new, bestselling, consumer guidebook, Non-Toxic: Guide to Living Healthy in a Chemical World, Non-Toxic is published by Oxford University Press, and is part of the Dr. Weil Healthy Living Guides,
Dr. Aly Cohen is a board certified rheumatologist and integrative medicine specialist, as well as an environmental health expert in Princeton, New Jersey. She has collaborated with the Environmental Working Group, Cancer Schmancer, and other disease- prevention organizations, and is coeditor of the textbook, Integrative Environmental Medicine, part of the Oxford University Press/Weil Integrative Medicine, Academic Series. In 2015, she created TheSmartHuman.com to share environmental health, disease prevention, and wellness information with the public. She lectures nationally on environmental health topics for elementary/ high schools, colleges/ universities, medical schools, and physician- training programs, and she is a regular expert guest for television, print, and podcasts. She has been the recipient of countless awards, including Top Docs NJ in rheumatology from 2016-2021, the NJ Healthcare Heroes Award in Education for The Smart Human educational platform in 2015, and the 2016 Burton L. Eichler Award for humanitarianism.
In this episode Katherine and Dr Aly Cohen explore:
- Building awareness around environmental medicine
- Endocrine disrupting chemicals and the role they play in the increase of infertility
- Chemicals that have oestrogenic type qualities
- Discussing the risks of exposure to flame retardant chemicals and fragrances
- How people can get started with reducing exposure to toxins
- The contaminants that can be found in drinking water
- The effect of pollution and particulate matter on our health